There's not a whole lot going on in the NFL offseason at this point of May, but the good news is that Seahawks OTAs were open to the media on Thursday. Open practices provide us a relative goldmine of information, and to tell us what he saw at Seattle's open practice, Stephen Cohen of SeattlePI.com joined the show.
Among the items we discussed:
— Russell Wilson: How has he looked?
— Trevone Boykin: Does his addition potentially mean that Tarvaris Jackson won't be back?
— Offensive line: Bradley Sowell, Mark Glowinski, Justin Britt, Germain Ifedi, Terry Poole were the starting-five. Anyone stand out? Does Poole look the part? Is Britt the favorite to win the job? Where was Lewis? How did Ifedi look out there?
— Nick Vannett and Luke Willson: Does this change the way the Seahawks use Willson? Can he be more of a receiver only?
— Jimmy Graham out there running around. Do you buy the idea he'll be ready for the regular season?
— Alex Collins, Christine Michael: anyone stand out? What did you think of Collins?
— Brandon Cottom: at this point, is he the favorite to start at FB?
— Receivers group looks pretty competitive? What did you see from Paul Richardson? Sounds like Kasen Williams had a big day? What's going on with Kevin Smith? Kenny Lawler?
— Defensive backs group is really interesting: What did you see from Brandon Browner? How about Tharold Simon? How were the Seahawks mixing it up with Jeremy Lane outside early and then inside on nickel downs?
— Linebackers group should be pretty interesting as well: Cassius Marsh playing OLB? What should we expect from Mike Morgan? Is KPL just a weak side guy now?
— Frank Clark looks a little lighter? What's going on with Quinton Jefferson? Anyone else stand out from the pass rushers group?
— Is Marshawn Lynch actually retired?
Finally, Kenny and I chatted about the future of Real in the Field Gulls!
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